Start Where You Are, Use What You Have

If you’ve seen Bohemian Rhapsody you know that part of the reason that Queen rose to fame was Freddie Mercury’s fervent refusal to blend in.

He wore grandiose outfits, found a party in any room, and always vowed to stay true to himself.

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Why I Created a Retreat for Women Entrepreneurs

75% of people polled said that they had attended a retreat or conference for business owners in the past. And do you want to know what - overwhelmingly - they said their favorite part was about those experiences?

It wasn’t the content. It wasn’t the speakers. It was the deep connection they made with other attendees.

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Balancing Motherhood and a Business

I’ve been a mom almost as long as I’ve been an entrepreneur. What that means is I never really learned to balance the two roles. It’s like everything new hit me at once, like a sand storm.

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This Type of Business Will Always Struggle to Scale

Because I didn’t have start-up resources, I did—and still do—most of the administrative and operations tasks myself. I wrote all my content, learned how to build and maintain my website, and kept the books.

This DIY method allowed me to show up online as a legitimate business owner without going into debt, keeping all of the profits in the business or in my pocket.

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Asking for Testimonials is Just Like Applying to College

My first job was a college admissions advisor. I spent four months out of the year on the road recruiting students. Then four months cooped up in my studio apartment reading 75 applications a day. The remainder of the year was a mix between trying to get accepted students to say yes and prepping for a new cycle of applicants.

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What Most Copywriters Get Wrong About Finding Your Brand Voice

We all want to stand out. And in a world dominated by the internet, you can’t rely on just having great interpersonal skills. The words on your site have to exude a personality of their own.

That causes a problem for many business owners. Because not everyone loves to write.

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